Interactions
Interaction with Bangladesh Jatiyo Party Delegation

A seven-member delegation of Bangladesh Jatiyo Party, led by Mr Ziauddin Ahmed (Bablu), Member of Parliament and former advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh visited the VIF. ...

Interaction with Japanese Delegation

H E Koji OMI, Mr Yutaka Kikuta, Mr Takayuki Shirao, Mr Toru Kukaya, Mr Naoyoshi Noguchi and Mr Kazuhisa Yoshida called on the VIF’s faculty for an interaction on ‘India-Japan Relations: the Way Ahead’. The delegation interacted across a wi...

Visit of Taiwanese Delegation

The VIF hosted a four-member Taiwanese delegation led by Maj Gen Yuan-Shiun Chang and comprising of Capt Cheng-Hua Hsu, Lt Cdr Jin-Tong Jang and Capt Tzong Shiaw Yen for an interaction over issues of mutual interests. During the interaction, the...

Interaction on ‘Recent Defence Related Developments in China: Implications’

Amb Ashok K Kantha, India’s former Ambassador to China and Distinguished Fellow, VIF, spearheaded an internal discussion on President Xi Jinping’s era of military reforms and China’s concomitant strategies. In his presentation, the former ...

Interaction with EU Ambassador to India

Vivekananda International Foundation hosted an interaction with His Excellency Mr. João Cravinho, Ambassador and Head of the Delegation of the European Union to India on 13 March 2014, under its ongoing series of interactions with Ambassadors b...

Interaction with Australian Associate Secretary of Defence

On October 3, 2013, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a Round Table Discussion with the Australian Associate Secretary and Chief Operating Officer in the Ministry of Defence Mr Brendan Sargeant. In his welcoming remarks, Mr Pr...

Interaction with H.E Dr Riyad Kamel Abbas, Syrian Ambassador to India

On 11th September 2013, VIF welcomed the Syrian Ambassador to India, H.E. Dr. Riyad Kamel Abbas for an interaction session. The interaction focused on various issues of mutual concern, including the ground situation in Syria, the issu...

Interaction with H. E Amb Glenn White, Australian Ambassador to Nepal

On 3rd September 2013, VIF welcomed Amb Glenn White, the Australian Ambassador to Nepal for a brief interaction on the latest political developments in Nepal. Having spent the last four months in Nepal, Amb White gave a succinct a...

Interaction with the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India

On 23rd August 2013, VIF invited the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India, H.E Mr. Tariq A. Karim for an interaction on the present state and future prospects of India-Bangladesh relations. Ambassador Karim began his talk by first...

Interaction with H.E Mr Stewart Beck, Canadian High Commissioner to India

On August 14, 2013, VIF welcomed the High Commissioner of Canada to India, H.E. Mr Stewart Beck. Mr Ajit Doval, KC, Director, VIF, commenced the interactive session by briefing Amb Beck about the objectives and achievements of the Foundation as ...

Interaction with H. E. Mr Prasad Kariyawasam

On August 8, 2013, VIF welcomed the Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India, His Excellency Mr. Prasad Kariyawasam for an interaction on various aspects of relations between India and Sri Lanka. ...

Interaction with Mr David McKean

On 25 June 2013, Mr David McKean, Director of Policy Planning in the US Department of State and Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State called on Mr Ajit Doval, KC, Director, VIF in his office to discuss issues of mutual concern to the US and I...

Interaction on Evolving Situation in Afghanistan

On 18 April 2013, Mr. Shaida Mohammad Abdali, Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India interacted with members of the VIF faculty on contemporary developments in Afghanistan. He spoke on the ongoing political, security and economic transition. He ...

Interaction on Situation in Pakistan and Regional Security

A delegation led by Ambassador Richard Oslon, US Ambassador to Pakistan visited VIF on 17 April 2013. The delegation interacted with members of the faculty led by Shri Ajit Doval, KC, Director VIF on recent occurrences in Pakistan and the overal...

An Interaction with the Australian High Commissioner, HE Mr. Peter N Varghese on ‘Australia-India Strategic Partnership in an Asian Century”

The Australian High Commissioner HE Mr. Peter N Varghese visited Vivekananda International Foundation on 27 June 2012 for an interaction on “Australia-India Strategic Partnership in an Asian Century”. The VIF faculty was represented by Mr. A...

Interaction with Mr. Michel Miraillet, Director Strategic Affair, Govt. of France

As part of what could be described as an exercise in Track 1.5 diplomacy, Mr. Michel Miraillet, Director Strategic Affairs in France’s Ministry of Defence, held wide-ranging and intense interaction with the VIF’s battery of policy experts on...

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